Bangladesh Buddhist Association

Terrorist attack in Buddhis Monastery of Boalkhali

Terrorist has attacked the Jaisthapura Sakyamuni Buddhist Monastery of the village Jaisthapura under Boalkhali police station, Chittagong division. On 22 April, 2013, Monday night at 3.30 am the terrorists attacked the temple and robbed the donation box, broke & destroyed the whole temple's Buddha statue goods and furniture. And while going on they burned the Buddha statue and other destroyed things.

After the terrorist had gone the local guys came forward to control over the fire. Meanwhile the local government secretary, chairman, other high officials, several social & Buddhist organization's leaders including Bangladesh Buddhist Association and the high officials of police visited and inspected the spot. They condemned about this type of activities and said this is the hit upon the religious perceptions. There was reported a general diary in police stations. Police is trying to find the criminals and hope to arrest and give them proper justice.

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